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Mar 17th, '10, 12:02
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Tead Off: For Sale Or Swap:Guro Seto Chawan

by Tead Off » Mar 17th, '10, 12:02

This is a wonderful Guro (black) Seto chawan from Aichi prefecture in Japan. It measures 2.5" high x 5" wide at the rim. The condition is very good. I would reckon the age between 20-40 years.

It has a lustrous black glaze, tenmoku, of which you can see some oil spots in the interior. A powerful swirled design sets off the interior of this bowl. It is set on a footed base with an impressed artist's signature. $25 + shipping.
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Re: Tead Off: For Sale:Guro Seto Chawan

by iannon » Mar 21st, '10, 19:36

very cool looking..tempting..i was looking at one similar but it was 1200 years old and in a museum ;)

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Re: Tead Off: For Sale Or Swap:Guro Seto Chawan

by Tead Off » Apr 14th, '10, 00:01

I have changed the listing to also include the possibility of swapping this chawan for another piece or pieces of teaware. I'm open to anything Japanese/Korean styled made by anyone, anywhere, anytime! :D

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